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Six-shooter

The Colt Peacemaker, the weapon known as "the gun that won the West” was a .45-caliber with six revolving cylinders manufactured by Colt’s Fire Arms Manufacturing Company in Hartford, Connecticut in 1873. At the time it sold for $17.00.

John Floyd, Kentucky Surveyor

Date: May, 30th 2014 12:35 pm - 12:50 pm

The year 1781 was a turbulent and dangerous time for settlers in Kentucky. Colonel Floyd tells of the difficulties and dangers that existed in what is now Jefferson County.

Location
Great Hall Stage